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Senior Software Developer (Python) - Amsterdam

Lightspeed

Lightspeed

Software Engineering
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Posted on Monday, June 24, 2024

Hi there! Thanks for stopping by 👋

Lightspeed is looking for a Senior Python Developer to join our team. As a Backend developer, you will support Lightspeed's Hospitality product group on the mission to expand our reach into new markets and countries while enhancing our advanced hospitality commerce platform.

For this role specifically, you will join our Fiscalization Squad. This team helps ensure our product's compliance with legal standards. Your expertise will be essential in bolstering our customers' confidence in meeting legal requisites through our product, thereby paving the way for market expansion. Your adeptness in data structures and correctness will be crucial as we navigate compliance and open new market territories.

Above all, your work will change the way the world experiences hospitality!

What you’ll be responsible for:

  • Developing and optimizing applications focusing on testing, correctness, and performance analysis.
  • Crafting and evolving system designs in alignment with legal requirements, ensuring our product remains a trustworthy and compliant tool for our customers.
  • Writing clean, maintainable, and well-documented code.
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams to achieve project objectives and enhance development practices.
  • Analyzing system performance and implementing monitoring solutions.
  • Extending your very own skills by learning from and growing with the team.

What you’ll be bringing to the team:

  • Excellent communication skills in English.
  • Expertise in Python and the Python ecosystem, including tools like poetry and pytest.
  • Experience with the FastAPI framework.
  • Experience with databases such as MySQL or DynamoDB.
  • Knowledge of monitoring applications for performance and reliability
  • Hands-on experience with Kafka.
  • Solid understanding of computer science fundamentals.
  • Commitment to clean code, maintainability, and systematic correctness.

Even better if you have, but not necessary:

  • Experience in Agile development environments.
  • Understanding of networking fundamentals (HTTP, TCP, TLS, etc.).
  • Proficiency with CI/CD systems, Docker, and Kubernetes.
  • Experience with cloud environments like AWS or GCP.
  • Computer Science degree or equivalent.

Who you are

  • You are a team player who likes to contribute to discussions and share your experience.
  • You are self-motivated and can function effectively in a team environment with minimum supervision.
  • You are always seeking improvement and progress.
  • You are eager to make decisions and not afraid of making mistakes.

What’s in it for you

Come live the Lightspeed experience...

  • Lots of autonomy, flexible work culture, and the possibility of remote work;
  • Development of very high-traffic products used at a global scale;
  • Exposure to modern and proven technology;
  • Opportunity to learn and expand your skill set;
  • Tons of growth opportunities in technical or people management roles;
  • Excellent benefits & perks, including equity for all Lightspeeders;
  • Opportunity to join a fast-paced, high-growth company;
  • Become a valued part of the diverse and inclusive Lightspeed culture.

… and enjoy a range of benefits that’ll keep you happy and healthy:

  • Lightspeed share scheme (we are all owners);
  • Flexible working policy;
  • Mental health online platform and counseling & coaching services;
  • ​​Health and wellness benefits;
  • LinkedIn Learning license (learning is always ongoing);
  • Volunteer day to be able to give back to society!

To all recruitment agencies: Lightspeed does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. If we have not directly engaged your company in writing to supply candidates for a specific vacancy, Lightspeed will not be responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Where to from here?

Obviously, this has to be mutually beneficial: we want you to step into a role you love, and we want to offer you a place you’re proud to come to every day. For a glimpse into our world check out our career page here.

Lightspeed is building communities through commerce, and we need people from all backgrounds and lived experiences to do that. We were founded in 2005, in Montreal’s gay village and our original members were all part of the LGBTQ+ community. The ethos of our business has been about inclusion from the very beginning, and we strive to provide a workplace where everyone belongs.

To all recruitment agencies: Lightspeed does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. If we have not directly engaged your company in writing to supply candidates for a specific vacancy, Lightspeed will not be responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Lightspeed is a proud equal opportunity employer and we are committed to creating an inclusive and barrier-free workplace. Lightspeed welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Where to from here?
Obviously, this has to be mutually beneficial: we want you to step into a role you love, and we want to offer you a place you’re proud to come to every day. For a glimpse into our world check out our career page here.

Lightspeed is building communities through commerce, and we need people from all backgrounds and lived experiences to do that. We were founded in 2005, in Montreal’s gay village and our original members were all part of the LGBTQ+ community. The ethos of our business has been about inclusion from the very beginning, and we strive to provide a workplace where everyone belongs.

Who we are:
Powering the businesses that are the backbone of the global economy, Lightspeed's one-stop commerce platform helps merchants innovate to simplify, scale, and provide exceptional customer experiences. Our cloud commerce solution transforms and unifies online and physical operations, multichannel sales, expansion to new locations, global payments, financial solutions, and connection to supplier networks.

Founded in Montréal, Canada in 2005, Lightspeed is dual-listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: LSPD) and Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: LSPD). With teams across North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific, the company serves retail, hospitality, and golf businesses in over 100 countries.
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